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iGuard is an Access Control and Time & Attendance device which uses Biometric (Fingerprint) and/or smart card to authenticate the employees. iGuard is a proven system and it has been in the market for over 10 years. Thousands of companies rely on iGuard for accurate and reliable access log and other records for their reporting and payroll purposes..

iGuard is the world first embedded web server system device for access control and time attendance applications. It supports both biometric fingerprint and contact-less smart card authentication and its administration can be done anywhere using web browser through the Internet anytime

  • Optical fingerprint sensor
  • Contactless smartcard
  • Built-in web server
  • Master/slave configuration
  • Works with standard electronic door strikes

Embedded Web Server

  • The bulit-in web server enables all the computers in the corporate network to directly & simultaneously access the device using any Internet Browser. No additional software is required.
  • iGuard incorporates Biometric Finger Scanner (FOSC & FOSC-SP only), contactless smart card & pin pad all in one unit.
True TCP/IP Protocol
  • Unlike traditional RS-485/Wiegand connection, iGuard is the 1st security product in the market that uses true TCP/IP as the protocol for communication among iGuard devices and with other computers.
  • Each iGuard device has its own IP address, such as
  • The protocol enables the device to connect directly to the corporate network via the existing cable wiring.
Built-in Database Server
  • The built-in Database Server allows convenient retrieving the employee information & their access log records. All the information is real-time information, instead of day-old or week-old data.
Access Rights
  • iGuard enables managing the access rights of each individual employee or a group of employees easily anytime, anywhere using computers or mobile devices via internet. For example, you can limit the employees of the marketing department rights to get into the office premises during weekdays from nine to five only, or prevent a particular employee from entering the computer server room.
Contactless SmartCard
  • All iGuard models (except Supermaster) supports MifareĀ® contactless smartcard.
  • Please note that iGuard uses proprietary key for Mifare contactless smartcard. All smartcards sold by our company are pre-formatted with this key. A card-formatting charge is required if you use your own Mifare cards.
Remote Access & Control
  • With our embedded web-server, whether you are in an airport lounge or a hotel room, you can always check if your employees are in the office or not, and you can even control, modify & disable their access rights to your office premises via internet connection.
No Software Required
  • Unlike other systems that requires dedicated computers and software to operate & to retrieve employees' information and access log records, iGuard requires no additional software. All the administration and maintenance can be done via Internet Browsers like IE, Firefox or Chrome.
Master/Slave Configuration
  • Multiple iGuard devices can be connected together to form a Master/Slave configuration.
  • All employees' information, including the access rights, will be automatically synchronized to all devices in this configuration.
Fingerprint Authentication
  • iGuard uses the lastest fingerprint sensor from SecuGen, providing unparalleled speed and accuracy for fingerprint authentication.
  • Includes three built-in reports: Access Log, Attendance Report & Daily In/Out report, that can be accessed via any web browser. Should more sophisticated reports be required, such as for the payroll purposes, the information can be downloaded and saved in Microsoft Excel format (.csv) and in plain text format (.txt)


  • iGuard connects to the network using standard RJ-45 cable wiring and other standard network switches. No special cable wiring and equipment is required.
Master/Slave Configuration
  • Multiple iGuard devices can be connected together to form a Master/Slave configuration via internet or intranet. In this configuration, one iGuard would be assigned as the Master unit, and all other units are configured as slaves.
  • All employees' information, including the access rights, will be automatically synchronized to all devices in this configuration.
  • The Master unit can support as many Slave units as needed. We have deployment with close to one thousand Slave units connected to a Master one.
Connecting to Door Strike
  • When used as an Access Control system, iGuard can be connected to directly to the door strike as shown in the diagram.
  • However, since the internal relay's rating is 12V / 1Amp. If the door strike exceeds this current limit, you will need to use the optional Remote Door Relay.
Easy Connection
  • iGuard is designed to be directly connected to the corporate computer network and to the Internet via the standard RJ-45 cabling. By connecting it to the network, one can manage & monitor the unit via any standard web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox.
Easy Network Setup
  • Each iGuard has its own network IP address (e.g., You can configure this address and other network settings, such as sub net mask and DNS via the keypad. You can also use the keypad to configure the unit as a Master or Slave unit.